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Editor’s note: This weekend, we are bringing you a two-part series by Tyler Francke, exploring in greater depth the young-earth creationist perspective as presented by Ken Ham during his recent “debate” with Bill Nye. We are continuing our coverage on the matter not because we believe this single debate has…

Editor’s note: The following post was written as a preview to the Bill Nye-Ken Ham “debate,” held Feb. 4, 2014. For our reaction following the spectacle, see here. The old online adage “Don’t feed the trolls” is well-known within the evolution-creationism debate, though it’s worded a little differently: “Don’t debate…

No, they do not. What? You want more? Seriously? Sigh. OK. As you know, young-earth creationist organizations believe the literal view of Genesis is virtually all-important — worth risking even the gospel of Christ. The problem is that, in order to get the support they want and need from their…